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UN Security Council Adopts Resolution for Middle East Ceasefire

On 25 March, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution on the situation in the Middle East. The Council calls for an immediate ceasefire for the remainder of Ramadan, which should lead to a lasting sustainable ceasefire. The resolution was submitted to the Security Council for a vote by Switzerland together with the nine other non-permanent Council members as co-penholders.

2024-03-25 17:45:21
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Quelle: Swiss Federal Council

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution on the situation in the Middle East on 25 March, calling for an immediate ceasefire for the remainder of Ramadan leading to a lasting sustainable ceasefire. The resolution was submitted by Switzerland and nine other non-permanent Council members.

This is the first resolution of its kind since 7 October. Switzerland played a key role in negotiations leading to this adoption.

The Council highlights the importance of all parties complying with international law and humanitarian obligations. The resolution also calls for the release of all hostages, civilian protection, and humanitarian access.

Switzerland emphasized the urgency of implementing the resolution immediately for a lasting sustainable ceasefire. It condemned Hamas's terrorist acts and emphasized the two-state solution for peace.

The non-permanent members of the Council worked hard to overcome blockades and ensure the Security Council's mandate to maintain international peace and security was fulfilled..

(Quelle:Swiss Federal Council modified with ChatGPT)

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Security Council Adopts Resolution Middle East Ceasefire